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Should We End The Controversial Air Marshal Program?

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:23am

The air marshal program established after 9/11 is still around and has cost $9 billion. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Congressman John Duncan about whether we should scrap the program.

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Haitian Election Brings A Loaded Ballot In Contentious Times

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:23am

Fifty-four candidates are vying to be the next president of Haiti, in elections that are already marred by allegations of political payoffs, violence and poor planning.

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Politics Week Roundup: Benghazi Hearings, Speaker Of The House

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:23am

It's been a whirlwind week in politics — Hillary Clinton testified at the Benghazi hearings and there might be a new Speaker in the House. Scott Simon talks with NPR politics editor Ron Elving.

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Hurricane Patricia Weakens After Landfall In Mexico

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:23am

Hurricane Patricia caused less damage than expected, but Mexico is preparing for flooding after the historic storm. We'll have the latest.

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For Irish Illegally In U.S., A Life Locked In Place, Hoping For Change

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:23am

Over 11 million people now live in the U.S. illegally, about a quarter of whom come from places not in Latin America. That includes unauthorized Irish, and they're pushing for immigration reform, too.

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From Shirley Bassey To Sam Smith, Bond Songs Remain A Pop Oddity

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:23am

Scott Simon speaks with the authors of a new book about the two dozen theme songs produced by the James Bond films, and what they say about the times in which they were written.

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The Week In World Series: Kansas City Royals To Face New York Mets

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:23am

Host Scott Simon talks World Series (that'd be baseball) with Howard Bryant of ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine.

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War, Lace And A Lift From 'Playboy': One Man's Life In Lingerie

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:15am

Host Scott Simon remembers bra expert Milton Schwartz, who made decades of women feel beautiful.

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#MemeOfTheWeek: The Drake-ification Of The Week In Politics

Sat, 10/24/2015 - 7:03am

Nothing was safe from Drake and his viral Hotline Bling video this week. Not even politics.

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